Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Olympics

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about performance enhancing drugs and athletics, especially the Olympics.

What is WADA’s responsibility?

WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, promotes, coordinates and monitors the fight against drugs in sports. The agency's major functions include scientific research, education and development of anti-doping capabilities. The agency also monitors the World Anti-Doping Code.

Source: Corinne Lyons, MA, AT, CSCS, Premier Health Sports Medicine, Upper Valley Medical Center; World Anti-Doping Agency, US Anti-Doping Agency